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New mom Snooki not a party girl anymore


September 5th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Reality TV star Nicole Snooki Polizzi, once known for her wild ways, has lost appetite for parties post motherhood.She gave birth to son Lorenzo Dominic ... Read more...

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Britons are lazy: Indian-origin MP


August 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Britons are among the laziest people in the world, a group of Tory MPs, that include Indian-origin lawmaker Priti Patel, has written in a new book.Britons ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Paes, Stepanek cruise into second round


June 29th, 2012 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised to the second round of the men's doubles at the Wimbledon tennis championships here Thursday beating ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain explore cooperation


May 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain have explored avenues of joint cooperation, it was announced Saturday.UAE Labour Minister and chairman of the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) Ghobash ... Read more...

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Seeded players keep failing at world snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 26 (IANS) China's snooker star Ding Junhui became the seventh top-16 player to fall in the first round of the World Championship after he suffered a 9-10 ... Read more...

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Ryan Day takes slender lead against Ding in world snooker


April 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 25 (IANS) China's top snooker player Ding Junhui delivered a break of 100, but still trailed Ryan Day 5-4 at the end of the first session in ... Read more...

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Stephanie Decker loses her legs while saving her children from tornadoes


March 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brave mother lost both legs when she launched a daring bid to save her two children. Stephanie Decker of Indiana decided to act when the ... Read more...

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Tragedy strikes Kerala waters again, two killed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 1 (IANS) Two fishermen were killed, two injured and three missing after a mysterious ship collided with a fishing boat early Thursday in the sea off Kerala, ... Read more...

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Two fishermen dead, two hurt in collision off Kerala coast


March 1st, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala) March 1 (IANS) Two fishermen were killed, two injured and three missing after a ship collided with a fishing boat past midnight Thursday off the Kerala coast, a ... Read more...

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Apple beats Google in US smartphone market


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 26 (IANS) Apple overtook Google's Android to become the leading smartphone platform in the US in the fourth quarter of 2011, thanks to strong demand for its ... Read more...

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Juror jailed for online research about accused


January 24th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A woman juror in Britain has been sentenced to six months in prison for contempt of court after conducting an internet search on a man whose ... Read more...

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People more comfortable running than walking


January 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) People feel more comfortable running rather than walking when they start moving at around two metres per second or about 4.5 miles per hour. North Carolina ... Read more...

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Sydney Sixers win Big Bash thriller


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 27 (IANS) Sydney Sixers registered their second victory in the Twenty20 Big Bash League here Tuesday after a thrilling two-run win over Melbourne Stars.Stars' number ten batsman Clint ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated with fervour in Meghalaya


December 25th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 25 (IANS) Christians in Meghalaya Sunday celebrated Christmas with fervour and spirit, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.Bishops and pastors led services and delivered sermons in ... Read more...

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Britain appoints new envoy to Libya


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Britain Thursday appointed Dominic Asquith as the new ambassador to Libya, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced.Asquith will succeed John Jenkins, who will be transferred ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn being investigated for link to call girl ring


November 17th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former International Monetary Fund boss Dominic Strauss-Khan is under investigation for allegedly having a link to a call girl ring. Strauss-Kan, who was widely tipped to become ... Read more...

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Chikka grabs Western India Golf title


November 4th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Reigning National champion Seenappa Chikkarangappa completed a comprehensive 11-shot win over fellow Bangalore player Khalin Joshi in the LIC - Western India golf championships at the ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain discuss Afghan aid


October 26th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain Tuesday discussed arrangements for the upcoming conferences on Afghanistan in Istanbul and Bonn.The discussions were held between Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram on vacation in Kerala


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thekkady, Oct 2 (IANS) Taking a break after a tough week, Home Minister P.Chidambaram is spending a quiet holiday along with his family at Kerala's Thekkady resort.Flying into Madurai from ... Read more...

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Overconfidence highly rewarding in tough challenges


September 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Harbouring an inflated belief that we can easily overcome challenges or win battles actually works to our advantage. Overconfidence beats accurate assessments in a variety of ... Read more...

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Financial worries drive Britons to work beyond 65


September 1st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Worried over their financial condition in post-retirement life, many people in Britain are compelled not to discontinue work even when they are well into their mid-60s, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra lift Buchi Babu Trophy


August 30th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Maharashtra snatched a thrilling two-wicket victory against Kerala in the final to lift the All-India Buchi Babu cricket tournament trophy here Tuesday.Chasing a target of 320 ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Maharashtra, Kerala in final


August 27th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Seamer Dominic Joseph Muthuswamy claimed four wickets for 53 runs and helped Maharashtra beat Mumbai by 152 runs in the semi-finals of the All-India Buchi Babu ... Read more...

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Court scraps 11 Kerala colleges’ medical entrance test


August 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday declared the entrance examination conducted by 11 private medical colleges as null and void and asked the state government to take ... Read more...

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Mum takes son to police for one pound theft


August 17th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman in Britain handed over her 14-year-old son to the police after watching him on CCTV stealing a chewing gum packet worth one pound (over ... Read more...

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Big Brother recap: Housemates prepare for ‘The Golden Key’ challenge


July 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Housemates at the Big Brother House are strategizing for “The Golden Key” challenge. The “Veteran” housemates have already sworn to each other that they will stick together ... Read more...

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World’s governing body plans to bring Rules of Golf School to India


May 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Following the success of Golf Rules in Vietnam, Cambodia and China, the Royal & Ancient (R&A;), which governs the sport throughout the world barring United ... Read more...

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Alexa Chung is not favoured by her parents


May 16th, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Model Alexa Chung feels that she is not favoured by her parents as they appreciate the skills of her siblings instead."When I first got scouted on ... Read more...

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Science reveals why fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others


April 27th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27(ANI): Cricket fast bowlers are more injury-prone than others, and the practice of creating their own custom footwear could be making things worse, according to a new study.The report, by ... Read more...

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Meghalaya celebrates Easter


April 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Apr 24 (IANS) Christians in Meghalaya Sunday joined their brethren the world over in celebrating Easter.The cathedrals and other churches in the Christian-majority state were thronged by believers for ... Read more...

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EU rights rulings having a ‘chilling effect’ on public safety, warns peer


April 21st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Liberal Democrat peer Lord Carlile has said decisions made under the European Convention on Human Rights have hampered the deportation of people who put the public at risk. ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain seek cooperation in judicial matters


April 12th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE Justice Minister Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri has lauded the country's cooperation with Britain in the judicial and legal matters.Al Dhahiri made the remarks during ... Read more...

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Kerala Police send notice to US firm for data theft


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 (IANS) Kerala Police's cyber wing investigating the theft of source code and intellectual property data from a Kochi-based IT company has sent a notice to officials of ... Read more...

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New drug a miracle cure for lingering eczema


December 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Dominic Rawlins, a 65-year-old businessman, initially disregarded the tiny blisters that had sprouted all over his hands. This rash marked the beginning of a long and painful ... Read more...

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‘Inception’ script was incredibly confusing, admits Leonardo DiCaprio


November 26th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that he was so confused with the script of 'Inception' that he had to ask director Christopher Nolan to explain the plot.He said he ... Read more...

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